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Report: At Least 148 Children Fatally Drowned in Pools and Spas this Summer

The number of fatal drownings is down approximately 9% from 2017. During the same period last year, 163 children younger than age 15 drowned in swimming pools or spas, according to media reports.

Secretary Zinke Proclaims October as National Hunting and Fishing Month

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke proclaimed the month of October 2018 as National Hunting and Fishing Month while visiting the Wonders of...

VA marks major milestone in effort to modernize claims processing

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently completed a significant modernization effort in which more than 7.8 million paper files were removed from...

Atlanta Man Sentenced for Threatening Charlottesville-Area Schools

A federal judge sentenced an Atlanta man today to 12 months and one-day in federal prison as a result of his October 2017 posting...

Secretary Perdue Names NRCS Chief

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today the appointment of Matthew J. “Matt” Lohr to serve as Chief of the U.S. Department of...

Courts Endure Rough Storm Season

Tin roofs were ripped from buildings and garage doors crumbled like paper, when Super Typhoon Yutu hit the Northern Mariana Islands in late October. Heavy...

U.S. Postal Service Announces Updates to the 2019 Stamp Program

Tennis Champion Maureen Connolly Brinker, Artist Ellsworth Kelly and Transcontinental Railroad Among the New Additions

Treasury: Average Tax Refunds Up 1.3% Percent from 2018

The average refund at this point in the filing season is now up 1.3 percent over last year based on 47.7 million individual returns processed thus far in 2019 compared 49.2 million returns processed in 2018.

14 Defendants in College Admissions Scandal to Plead Guilty

13 parents and one university athletic coach have agreed to plead guilty to charges of mail fraud and honest services mail fraud

Department of Commerce Identifies Entities of National Security Concern

This list contains the names of foreign parties that are subject to specific license requirements for the export, reexport, and/or in-country transfer of controlled items, ensuring that sensitive technologies do not fall into the hands of those who would threaten U.S. national security or American citizens.